DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1444
Crime Category: Denunciation
Wal., Herbert 2 Years
LG/BG Halle 490607 Az.: 13aStKs43/49
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Burgörner near Hettstedt
Crime Date: 39
Victims: Civilians
Nationality: German
Agency: Private individual
Subject of the proceeding: A letter which had been sent to the defendant by mistake and opened by him, contained derogatory remarks about the NS regime. The defendant passed on the letter to the NSDAP Ortsgruppenleiter, who informed the Gestapo. The female writer was arrested and sentenced to three years penitentiary. After serving her time, she was taken to KL Ravensbrück, where she died

Published in DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen vol. VIII


The court decision(s) of this case can be found in the printed volumes of the series or (on-line) here.